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Words cannot express the magical awe creating moments that Safari Holidays bring. We’ve carefully organised a wide range of safari holiday packages that will provide an abundance of once in a lifetime opportunities. Choose to venture into vast national parks by jeep, soar across the savannah in a private plane or scuba dive Africa’s aquatic worlds. After a fun and exhilarating day connecting with nature, retire to the luxury of an African safari lodge. Take the time to relax and unwind, soak your muscles in a heavenly bath and dine by candlelight on a private veranda where you’ll see the sun set like never before, glowing across the breathtaking savannah. When choosing a holiday, safari options can vary, and we can recommend, or help you build the perfect safari itinerary.

Venture into the wild on an African safari holiday

There are so many incredible and enriching places to visit around the globe and a Safari holiday in Africa has to up there with the best. As one of the most diverse places on the planet, Africa boasts an incredible variety of climates, terrains, flora and fauna that is guaranteed to take your breath away. Safari holidays are an opportunity to see, smell and feel the wonders of the wilderness in its true form.

What many people don’t realise is that they can combine a safari and beach holiday together in one perfect multi centre holiday. What better way to round off a week of exploring to finish off with a relaxing stay on the beach.  Our Kenya safari and beach multi centre holiday is ideal, spend your time in national parks and then wind down on Mombassa’s beaches before you head home. That way you get to see national parks and stunning coastal scenes in Mombasa for some sun, sea and sand therapy.

We have a selection of shorter itineraries including our Highlights of Kenya tour, but also longer durations too, such as our Grand Tour of Botswana itinerary. Alternatively, combine two countries, exploring both Kenya and Tanzania with our Grand Tour of East Africa tour. 

If you’re travelling to South Africa, we’d really recommend making the trip to Victoria Falls, and combining this with a safari in Hwange National Park or Chobe National Park.

Top safari itineraries


Here’s a selection of popular safari itinerary suggestions to give you an idea of what’s available. Call us now and we’ll create an amazing holiday just for you.

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Highlights Of Kenya

  • 7 Days
  • Guide Price £3,599 PP
The Highlights of Kenya safari provides a comfortable standard of luxury accommodation in Sarova Mara camps and lodges, including stylish…
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Luxury Kenya Safari Tour

  • 7 Days
  • Guide Price £3,299 PP
Discover Kenya is one of our most popular tours, and a fantastic introduction to the world of safaris, as it takes…
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Holidays To Hemingways Kenya

  • 10 Days
Hemingways Collection and their three iconic Kenyan properties; Hemingways Nairobi, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara and Hemingways Watamu, are renowned for…
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a herd of giraffe standing on top of a dry grass field

Highlights of Northern Tanzania

  • 5 Days
  • Guide Price £2,899 PP
Packed with national parks, diverse landscapes and incredible wildlife, our Highlights of Northern Tanzania tour offers a truly unforgettable experience…
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Northern Tanzania Safari

  • 8 Days
  • Guide Price £5,099 PP
Our extensive eight-day Discover Northern Tanzania will take you on an adventure through some of northern Tanzania’s national parks –…
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Southern Tanzania Safari

  • 8 Days
  • Guide Price £7,199 PP
Our Discover Tanzania Tours are a wonderful way to venture off the usual safari track for your first-time experience of…
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East Africa Safari Tour

  • 13 Days
  • Guide Price £7,499 PP
Whether you’re travelling to East Africa for the first time or you are returning to see more, our comprehensive 13-day…
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Guided Tour Of Victoria Falls

  • 4 Days
Located just a few kilometres from the Zambezi River in southwestern Zambia, the bustling town of Livingstone is famous for…
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Cheetahs in Namibia

Zambia Tour Guide Professional

  • 10 Days
This unique, peanut-shaped country, once known as Northern Rhodesia, offers visitors an authentic African experience complete with adrenaline pumping adventures,…
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Victoria Falls

Trip To Zimbabwe Victoria Falls

  • 4 Days
  • Guide Price £1,999 PP
Our Iconic Victoria Falls four-day tour provides you with a perfect base to experience the seventh wonder of the world….
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Leopard in Hwange National Park

Victoria Falls Tours Zimbabwe

  • 8 Days
  • Guide Price £4,699 PP
Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi River at the western end of the eponymous falls, our Victoria Falls…
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Escorted Tour To Zimbabwe

  • 12 Days
Your twelve-day Discover Zimbabwe adventure starts in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital city. Continuing on to Mana Pools National Park and the…
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Grand Tour Zimbabwe

  • 14 Days
  • Guide Price £5,899 PP
Your 14 day Grand Tour of Zimbabwe adventure starts in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital city. Moving on from Harare to the…
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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls To Chobe National Park

  • 6 Days
  • Guide Price £3,399 PP
Our Victoria Falls & Chobe six day tour takes you on a journey from the natural wonder of Victoria Falls…
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Victoria Falls

Luxury Botswana Safari Tour

  • 11 Days
  • Guide Price £7,499 PP
Your eleven-day Discover Botswana safari begins in Victoria Falls, locally known as ‘The Smoke That Thunders’. Famously renowned as one…
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Leopard in Botswana

Botswana Victoria Falls Adventure Tour

  • 14 Days
  • Guide Price £8,699 PP
Botswana is renowned for its abundance of wildlife parks which make up nearly one-fifth of the country. With attractions such…
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Lions Head and Cape Town

Cape Town Multi Centre Holidays

  • 13 Days
From the metropolis of Cape Town and its breathtaking coastline to the tranquil mountains and large game reserves of the…
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Lion in Kruger National Park

South Africa Luxury Safari Tour

  • 15 Days
  • Guide Price £4,599 PP
It’s easy to see why South Africa is one of our most popular destinations on the African continent. This fascinating…
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Atlas Mountains

Lalibela Tour From Addis Ababa

  • 9 Days
  • Guide Price £4,399 PP
From the medieval city of Lalibela to the peaks of the Simien Mountains, our Discover Ethiopia tour takes you on…
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Family safaris

Thinking about taking the children on a safari? View our range of family safaris suitable for all ages..

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you go on a safari in Africa?

Some of the most popular National Parks include Kruger in South Africa, Masai Mara in Kenya and the Serengeti in Tanzania. However, there are so many incredible places to safari in Africa, and it all depends on who you are travelling with, and what you’re looking for. For example, Madikwe and the Eastern Cape in South Africa are ideal for families because they are malaria-free. The Sabi Sands conservancy in the Greater Kruger National Park is ideal for those seeking ultra-luxury. Kenya and Tanzania offer real authentic experiences and an abundance of wildlife roaming across the African plains. ZimbabweZambia and Botswana are remarkable safari destinations too, with Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River being highlights of these destinations. Whilst RwandaUgandaEthiopia and Namibia provide unique safari experiences, perfect for return travellers to Africa.

Is Kenya or South Africa better for Safari?

Both destinations offer different experiences, wildlife, and types of safari. South Africa is great for families due to its malaria free game reserves, and the food is really exceptional in South Africa. You’re probably more likely to see a greater abundance of wildlife in Kenya. Also, in Kenya, you’re more likely to move around to different National Parks. Plus, you have the opportunity to combine your safari with a beach stay in Mombasa.

Which African country has the best safari?

This is an impossible question to answer! Each and every safari is completely unique, it all depends on your own personal experience. One thing we can guarantee is that once you’ve been on safari, it will remain one of your best holidays. Give our destination experts a call to discuss which country best suits your holiday dreams.

How many days do you need for Safari?

Anything from 2 nights to 14 nights, or longer. We would always suggest a minimum of 2 nights, as this means you have one full day at the lodge to have a spa treatment, relax beside the pool, go on a walking safari, or just read a book and admire the natural surroundings of the African bush. If you’re a wildlife fanatic or an eager photographer, then the longer the better.

Where can I see the Big Five on safari?

For a chance to track the Big Five on a safari, head to South AfricaKenyaTanzaniaBotswana or Namibia. You can see all five animals – the lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, and black rhinoceros – in each of these destinations, although they may be spread across several parks.

Can I take my family on safari?

family safari is an unforgettable adventure and we’d highly recommend it. That said, certain game lodges have age restrictions for children, and some safaris set a minimum age for safety reasons. Talk to our Destination Specialists to find the best family safari for you.

What is the best month to go on an African safari?

The month of travel can vary depending on where you’re looking to safari. Generally though, Africa is a year-round destination.

Are African safaris dangerous?

There is an element of danger, of course, as you are in a wild terrain surrounded by wildlife. However, the lodges that we select and the partners that we work with ensure safety is at the forefront of their day to day duties, so you should not be concerned.

Why choose Hayes & Jarvis for…Safari Holidays?

Our safari holidays offer a wide range of unique safari experiences to choose from so your trip to Africa can include everything on your wishlist. We strive to select the best accommodation and transport to ensure your safety and comfort comes first. Our destination managers are well travelled experts who will be able to advise you on all the top spots if you’re not sure where to start.

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